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Offline Frank

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Re: Rare Lamp
« Reply #10 on: September 03, 2005, 02:24:35 PM »
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signed G Toffolo


Are you sure it is G not F Toffolo.

For a windowfull of such pieces by Franco Toffolo go to Yetserday's Today in Perth Scotland. Freshly made. While he has retired, he still works out of John Deacon's workshop in Crieff.
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Re: Rare Lamp
« Reply #11 on: September 03, 2005, 02:44:25 PM »
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Quote from: "Leni"
signed G Toffolo


Are you sure it is G not F Toffolo.

I know nothing of this person / these people!  :?

I just repeated what was told me, Guv!  :shock: :oops:  :roll:

Leni  :wink:
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fabulous lamp
« Reply #12 on: September 03, 2005, 03:35:52 PM »
Could well be G toffolo as Giacomo was senior glassblower at Venini in the 1930's and I had one of his figures a few years back that was signed.
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« Reply #13 on: September 03, 2005, 04:45:34 PM »
Perhaps someone in Scotland can check with Franco if they are related. He was already a Maestro when he moved to UK (Blackpool first, I believe)
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